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'''''Acorn User''''' magazine was founded by Acorn Computers in 1982, contract-published by Addison-Wesley, to coincide with the launch of the BBC Micro. It covered the range of Acorn home computers, the BBC Micro and Acorn Atom|Atom at first and later the Acorn Electron|Electron, Acorn Archimedes|Archimedes and Risc PC. The first issue was dated July/August 1982. From the April 1984 issue, the magazine came under the control of Redwood Publishing, a company recently founded by Michael Potter (a former publisher at Haymarket Publishing), Christopher Ward (a former editor of the ''Daily Express'' and a non-executive director of Acorn) and Chris Curry (one of the founders of Acorn).[http://www.magforum.com/magpubs2.htm UK Magazine publishers (Reader's Digest to Reed to Ziff-Davis) on Magforum.com] In 1989, the name changed to ''BBC Acorn User'', reflecting the fact that the...
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